CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Course Code - CHC50113
Career options
- Authorised Supervisor
- Centre Manager
- Childcare Director
- Childcare Educator
- Children’s Service Coordinator
Course Duration
- 10 months face to face
- 12-18 months online
- 2-3 days a week
- Traineeships: for existing workers in the industry (Perth, Sydney & Brisbane). Openings every two weeks
- 8th and 9th May (QLD)
- Evening class 5pm start (QLD)
- Olivia - 0412 337 717 (QLD)
Course Overview

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care gives access to a good position in many child-care related services. It will you provide you with an advanced understanding of many facets of childcare, early childhood education and development.

Studying this course will teach you how to foster the physical, emotional and social development of the children in your care. You will also learn how to promote language and communication development, plan adequately for the children’s daily needs and make sure that their play experiences encourage and facilitate their development.

You will also gain supervisor and management skills that will equip you to fulfill the following positions: Authorised supervisor (children’s services, Children’s services coordinator, Centre manager (children’s services), Director (children’s services), Child care educator and more.

To complete this course you will need to successfully complete 23 core units and 5 electives. As part of the course assessment, you will also need to arrange work placement for a total of at least 240 hours in a regulated education or childcare service centre.

Course Modules
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026Work in partnerships with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCLEG001Work ethically and legally
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Nurture creativity in children
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
BSBINN502Build And Sustain An Innovative Work Environment
BSBLED401Develop teams and individuals
BSBSUS501Develop Workplace Policy And Procedures For Sustainabilty
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people